Temporary Lecturer in English, 1500-1660, University of Southampton

"Following the award of a Leverhulme Research Fellowship to Dr Alice Hunt, the Department of English invites applications for the post of a Lecturer in English. We are looking for an outstanding early career academic, who has published high quality research, and can demonstrate an excellent track record in teaching. The appointment is for one … Continue reading Temporary Lecturer in English, 1500-1660, University of Southampton

CFP: Sources of Identity: Makers, Owners and Users of Music Sources Before 1600

4-6 October 2013, University of Sheffield   Centre for the Study of Music, Gender and Identity (MuGI) Projects "Manuscript and print sources have traditionally had a central role in establishing and examining musical texts. However, they also have much to reveal about the meanings and purposes assigned to music by the people who commissioned, made, owned … Continue reading CFP: Sources of Identity: Makers, Owners and Users of Music Sources Before 1600

Lecturer in English Literature (Shakespeare), University of Bristol

"The University of Bristol invites applications to a full-time permanent Lectureship (Lecturer B) in English Literature (Shakespeare). Candidates who can demonstrate excellence in research in any area of Shakespeare studies are eligible to apply. In addition to teaching Shakespeare and Early Modern literature the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to a range of … Continue reading Lecturer in English Literature (Shakespeare), University of Bristol

Funding Opportunity for MA students, School of English, University College Cork

School of English, University College Cork: MA Scholarships The closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday, 15th May 2013. "Each of the School's MAs, including the "Texts and Contexts: Medieval to Renaissance" MA, offer one scholarship that covers EU tuition fees. The scholarship is open to EU and non-EU students. The closing date for applications is May 15th … Continue reading Funding Opportunity for MA students, School of English, University College Cork

Shakespeare Event, Lancaster, 27 April 2013

Dr Kate Ash-Irisarri

On Saturday 27 April, the Dukes, Lancaster will host a charity Shakespeare event, raising money for the Twins Appeal.

Staff from the department of English and Creative Writing at Lancaster University will present short talks, and there will be informal readings and workshops, as well as a book and cake sale.

Shakespeare Poster (1)

Admission: A donation to the Twins Appeal.

Event Timetable:

12.00:Arrival – readings/cakes/books

 

13.00: Paper – Where there’s a Will: Shakespeare’s Birthdays (Professor Alison Findlay)

13.20:Paper – The filming of the Shrew (Dr Kamilla Elliot)

13.40: Questions

 

13.50: Break

 

14.10 Bingo Dragon Workshop

 

14.40: Paper – Shakespeare and Spin (Dr Hilary Hinds)

15.00: Paper – Exchange and National Identity in Shakespeare (Dr Liam Haydon)

15.20: Questions

 

15.50: PaperShakespeare’s outlaws on land and sea (Dr Liz Oakley-Brown)

16.10: Paper – ‘Whoever thought the old play had so much blood in it’: Reading…

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Chester Noah Play, by the Liverpool University Players. Liverpool Maritime Museum, 4 May 2013

"First performed 600 years ago, this medieval play is a short, family friendly version of the comedy of Noah and the Great Flood. The audience will be pleasantly surprised by how funny this play is and how easy to follow." NOAH PLAY POSTER From the School of English, University of Liverpool.  Performed by the Liverpool … Continue reading Chester Noah Play, by the Liverpool University Players. Liverpool Maritime Museum, 4 May 2013

Public Lecture: Introduction to The Three Estates by Professor Greg Walker

A Public Lecture, Linlithgow Burgh Halls, 24 April 2013, 7.00pm-9.00pm "Greg Walker, Regius Professor of Rhetoric at the University of Edinburgh and Principal Academic on The Three Estates project, will introduce the play, its dramatic and social contexts. He will suggest why the play was so important to Sir David Lyndsay that he rewrote and … Continue reading Public Lecture: Introduction to The Three Estates by Professor Greg Walker